Peter R. Bono, Ph.D.


Full CV: prb-fullCV-12.pdf

One-page Resume: prb-onepage.pdf

Dr. Peter R. Bono is the President of Peter R. Bono Associates, Inc.

His current development activities use his vast experience in user-interface design and software project management to design and implement web-related applications like corporate portals (both intranet and extranet) and web services.  His past consulting activities have encompassed mobile and wireless applications, collaborative computing, data mining, data visualization, and general volume visualization.  He has hands-on familiarity with Visual Studio.NET, ASP.NET, Borland Delphi, Microsoft C#, Web Services, HTML, DHTML, Java, JavaScript, VBScript, Active Server Pages, PHP, XML, and SQL (including mySQL, MS SQL Server, and Oracle SQL).

Recent clients include Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Command Technology, Inc.,
Mitsubishi Electric Research Corp., and Pfizer, Inc.

He served as Chairman of the US Computer Graphics Standards Committee (X3H3) from 1979 to 1994 and as Chief Delegate for the US to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC24 from 1979 to 1989. During the development of the GKS, PHIGS, CGM, CGI, and IPI standards, he contributed substantially to their technical content.

Dr. Bono received his A.B. cum laude in Mathematics from Harvard College and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Michigan. He has co-authored two books: CGM and CGI and PC Graphics Using GKS. He has also edited and contributed chapters to several other books. He has written, taught short courses, and lectured widely on topics related to standardization and systems integration.

From 1993-1997, Dr. Bono served as Vice President and Head of the Global Visualization Services Department of the Fraunhofer Center for Research in Computer Graphics, Inc., a not-for-profit research institute located close to Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island.

Dr. Bono's research interests include collaboration, knowledge acquisition and data mining, and scientific and data visualization, including volume visualization for medical applications. Dr. Bono is a member of ACM, ACM-SIGGRAPH, IFIP, and Eurographics. He served as twelve years as an elected member of the Eurographics Executive Committee, representing all members residing in countries outside Europe. He still serves as the USA Treasurer for Eurographics.  Dr. Bono was Associate Editor of the refereed journal, Computers & Graphics, from 1993 to 2007. 

In 1989, Dr. Bono received NCGA's Award for the Advancement of Standards in Computer Graphics.

about Peter's personal activities and interests.